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1answer
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How to remove Apple ID from phone

I want to my iPhone to forget my apple Id ?
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1answer
740 views

How can I use Nike+ with roller skates?

Is it possible to use Nike+ with rollerblade skates? How?
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1answer
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Jailbroken , erased all data and restoring

I have a 3g phone jail broken. In order to delete data. i click on the option of Erase All Content and Settings. then i was stuck on apple logo when ever i open Iphone. So I entered into DFU mode in ...
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2answers
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iPad uses for Computer Engineers?

I've had my original iPad for a while now, but haven't used it that much (other than for couch browsing and stuff like that). I was wondering if there was a way I could be using it to it's full ...
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How can I receive FM radio broadcasts on my iPhone 4?

How to listen my local FM stations in my iphone 4? Like I can listen with my old Nokia phone, without using Internet, GPRS etc. Is iPhone 4 lacking this facility? I heard about "Pandora Radio" but ...
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Apple Shortcut Icon

I'm pretty sure this is the best site for the this question, if not please feel free to point in a different direction, I am using the Mac version of Eclipse and I'm stumped as to what the Keyboard ...
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How do I save all MMS (with text, images & videos) from a non-jailbroken iPhone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Extract SMS messages off iPhone 4 I've got a non jailbroken iPhone 3GS (iOS 4.2.1) with a lot (hundreds) of text messages and MMS. A good number of theses MMS contain ...
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670 views

What does the “Stationery Pad” option do?

Under the General section of a file's File Info, there is a checkbox for Stationery Pad and Locked. The Locked option is pretty straightforward, but what does Stationery Pad do?
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2answers
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iPhoto '11 vs. iPhoto '09 keyboard shortcuts

In iPhoto '09 looking at a picture in an event, I could hit Esc to get back to the event. It appears that this no longer works in iPhoto '11. Is there a different keyboard shortcut that works?
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1answer
555 views

Automator: Archive a folder, whilst excluding certain files

I am trying to create an automator based workflow whereby I create archives of folders but exclude certain files from the final archive. I would also like to specify the files or folders to exclude ...
3
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4answers
558 views

How to clean up duplicates in iTunes library?

How do I remove duplicate songs from my iTunes library? Is there an easier way than just ⌘ Command + Click every other song in the list?
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2answers
958 views

Copy static cell value in Numbers

In numbers I have a table that contains some configuration values, I reference these in formulas but when I copy and paste the cells using the configuration values it breaks as it increments the cell ...
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5answers
607 views

How to view network traffic in and out of a machine?

Looking for something like wireshark - a nice UI for monitoring network traffic in and out of a development machine.
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2answers
1k views

Hide an application's dock icon

Is there an easy way to hide an application's dock icon? For example, I can't hide Iconfactory xScope dock icon. Most similar apps a preference settings to hide the dock icon, but I can't seem to ...
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3answers
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How do I check how many RAM slots I have in use?

I own a 2010 13" macbook, and I'd like to do a RAM update from 2gb to 4gb. Before I buy brand new 2x2gb ram, I'd like to make sure that my macbook has 2x1gb or 1x2gb ram slots. I mean, if both slots ...
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1answer
469 views

Status of Multitasking in Ipad2?

Ipad 2 has the same OS however a new dual core processor should allow a workaround this limitation and allow for app-switching by freezing whatever apps are inactive at the moment. I ask this question ...
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5answers
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Should you format your Mac?

Back in my Windows days, I used to fully format my PC once a year or so, to start fresh and get rid of some of the slowdowns. It helped. Would you recommend the same for Macs? What's the recommended ...
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2answers
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Bootcamp and Windows 7 - Mounting the .iso onto a blank DVD-R

So im trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate via Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro 13"....Managed to partition the HDD but for some reason whenever I click install, the Macbook restarts and I'm met with a ...
15
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1answer
12k views

Chrome: Keyboard shortcut to go to address bar?

I just recently switched from Windows and *nix to OSX, and I miss being able to hit F6 to go straight to my Address Bar. What's the OSX equivalent?
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1answer
105 views

Application to periodically update desktop with new images from Flickr tag search?

Are there any applications I can use to periodically download new images from a Flickr tag search and update my desktop picture (preferably with support for multiple monitors)?
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3answers
144 views

How can I show multiple windows of a single app with a keyboard shortcut?

I frequently have more than one window open for a specific app. For example, I have my Thunderbird mail window, and then a new message is a separate window. When I command-tab through my apps (or use ...
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2answers
2k views

iTunes videos on a different harddrive?

since the TED HD podcast and iTunesU my iTunes library is getting bigger and bigger and thus free space on my MacBook HD smaller and smaller. I'm getting an iPad2 soon and would like to sync my TV ...
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1answer
1k views

How to connect iPhone 3GS to a computer monitor without jailbreak?

I have to do a presentation where I want to demo some apps on an iPhone 3GS. Is there a way to mirror the iPhone screen on a computer screen without jailbreaking?
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1answer
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AirPort Extreme not accepting ISP cable modem DHCP

I've just recently changed the ISP and now have a cable modem, which only has one LAN port. Connecting here requires to use DHCP to get an IP address. Connecting my laptop works just fine and I get an ...
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1answer
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MacPro - Can the two network interfaces be assigned to?

Is it possible to control which applications/processes use which network card? So, for example, I could assign different things to different interfaces? Also, is this possible for the different types ...
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2answers
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Is there any reason to buy the iWork bundle instead of the apps separately from the App Store?

Keynote is $19, Pages is $19, Numbers is $19. iWork bundle is $79. Why would anyone want to buy the bundle?
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2answers
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MacUpdate check running every hour?

I have MacUpdate installed (which I got with their Spring Bundle). I noticed that it tries to check for updates every hour for some reason. The app itself is not running so it must be some agent or ...
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0answers
856 views

iTunes home sharing gets disconnected after a while

I'm using iTunes home sharing between two Windows 7 64bit PCs and one MacBook Air, over a private VPN using Hamachi. It works great, but after playing the music for about 30 minutes ~ 1 hour, the ...
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2answers
337 views

How do I maximize window after I've minimize them?

I'm a new Mac user and I regularly minimize windows using the Command + M shortcut. Is there a keyboard shortcut to restore these windows?
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2answers
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Any way to see my PC and Macbook's folders using iPad?

Is there a way to do that? The only way i can think of is to use dropbox but it doesn't support some common file types such as .mpg, .mobi, and .epub, and is limited to 2GB. Also, doesn't it make ...
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2answers
229 views

On iPad or iPhone, I take a snapshot of the screen looking at the screen sideway, but the snapshot is taken to be in Portrait mode?

On iPad or iPhone, I take a snapshot of the screen looking at the screen sideway (Landscape mode), but the snapshot is taken to be in Portrait mode? So if I send this photo to a friend or post it on ...
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1answer
228 views

Does Locktopus 1.1 work on iOS 4.3.1?

I want to upgrade to 4.3.1 but wonder whether Locktopus 1.1 still works ... thx.
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2answers
373 views

How can I make my iChat to connect again to chat server when I wake my Mac?

Currently, my iChat does not recover my status when Mac is waken from sleeping. It keeps being offline. How can I make it connect to server automatically when my Mac waken?
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1answer
619 views

Refreshed MacBook + BootCamp unable to boot restored Windows 7 partition

I recently had my MacBook's HDD crap out on me. The OS X partition, in particular, quit working, but my Windows 7 partition was still in decent enough shape for me to grab an image. I got a ...
2
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1answer
182 views

OS X Newbie shortcut question

I have just moved onto OS X from Windows and am using an early mac pro. Inside eclipse, when I hover over the toolbar, there are various keyboard shortcuts, (like F11 for 'Run'). However, when I ...
2
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1answer
758 views

son changed password on ipad, need to recover pages document

My son changed the password on his iPad and promptly forgot the new one... He was working on a lengthy document in Pages on it and was hoping to recover the work since his last save to iDisk. Will he ...
4
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7answers
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How can I transfer my Google Chrome bookmarks to my iPad?

I have been looking around for a method and haven't been able to find one, any suggestions?
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2answers
404 views

building wine on mac

I'm not really a big fan of macports or any package manager that exists for Mac; Im more of a compile from source guy. Has anyone here tried compiling wine for OSX so that I can execute exe files on ...
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1answer
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My iPhone is over capacity. Is there a way to remove specific data from an iPhone Backup?

Let me explain my situation. I jailbroke my iPhone 4 when the untethered 4.3.1 jailbreak got released last week. As precaution, I did make a backup of my Cydia apps back when it was 4.2.1 and my ...
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3answers
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Can I take a still photo with my built-in webcam?

I have a MacBook Pro at work, but am new to Macs and have never used the webcam outside of Skype. Is it possible to take a still photo with the webcam?
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votes
4answers
425 views

Edge resizing on Mac Finder windows?

One of the few ways I think Windows beats the Mac is in letting the user resize a window from any edge or corner, not just from the bottom-right corner. I haven't found any software that enables ...
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1answer
3k views

Does Skype/Google Voice use 3G or wifi on my iPhone?

I'm just curious to know if there is an easy way to tell if your calls coming in on an app like google voice or skype are routed through the data plan or if they are using minutes.
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4answers
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Connect computers via ethernet rather than wireless

This is my current set-up: Wireless network, multiple macs connected, two of them are standing next to each other. As I want fast file transfer between those, I've got an ethernet cable between them. ...
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votes
7answers
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How can I copy videos and photos to my iPad without syncing?

Whats the easiest way to get photos and videos on to the iPad without Syncing? I think Syncing is ridiculous. How can Apple decide that I need all the photos in a particular folder on my iPad too? ...
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1answer
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Airport connection problem, self-assigned IP address, not able to connect

On some wireless networks that others can seem to access just fine, my MacBook Pro won't connect, I get an error like this in the Network pref panel: AirPort has the self-assigned IP address ...
4
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5answers
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Time Capsule alternatives

Can someone tell me the best alternative to Apple Time capsule? Common question, I know, but couldn't find it in the list. People who have actually tried out the alternatives only please.
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2answers
224 views

Problem when updating using Software Update

I tried to update Mac OS X using Software Update. But when I tap on software updates, it's checking software updates and listing the available updates. I didn't see Mac OS X update available in the ...
4
votes
3answers
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Netcat -e on Mac OS X

I'm a newbie macuser coming from Debian, and I'm a big command line user. One one my preferred one is netcat (aka nc on mac). I especially loved the -e option which enabled to create a process that ...
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4answers
579 views

Is it possible to tune OS X so it will execute exe files without having to prefix the command line with wine?

I'm writing cross-platform scripts that are executing utilities and some of them are windows executables. I would like to find a solution that would not require me to prepend the command line with ...
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3answers
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Is there any alternative to MacPorts?

MacPorts became really a pain because it does compile the packages on your machine, like the infamous gentoo and I would like something with a smaller footprint on your machine. I know that Fink and ...

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